power cut


power cut
power outage, decrease in electrical supply, decrease in voltage

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • power cut — n BrE a period of time when there is no electricity supply = ↑power failure American Equivalent: power outage …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • power cut — power ,cut noun count BRITISH a POWER FAILURE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • power cut — power cuts N COUNT A power cut is a period of time when the electricity supply to a particular building or area is stopped, sometimes deliberately. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use outage) …   English dictionary

  • power cut — ► NOUN ▪ a temporary withdrawal or failure of an electrical power supply …   English terms dictionary

  • power cut — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms power cut : singular power cut plural power cuts British a period when the electricity supply stops …   English dictionary

  • power cut — noun An interruption in the supply of power (usually electricity) …   Wiktionary

  • power cut — noun a temporary withdrawal or failure of an electrical power supply …   English new terms dictionary

  • power cut — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) outage …   English dialects glossary

  • power cut — outage …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • power cut — noun (C) a period of time when there is no electricity supply …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English